Office Ready: Guide To Shopping For The Trendiest Formal Wear

Move over the boring, monotone colors while shopping for work-wear clothing. Get your hands on some really stylish and cool options at these popular Mumbai stores. 

Ashlyn Jane

This hidden gem in Bandra is a designer boutique full of dreamy cotton kurtis that are hand-woven and affordable, and perfect for office wear, especially during those hot, humid summer months. Simple, elegant and comfortable, all pieces here are made by local artisans, using 100% hand-woven cotton fabric. Kurtis, palazzo pants and cotton pants are some of our go-to outfits here. 

Shell Out: 1000 INR onward

P.S: They stock all sizes, including XXS! 

Boutiques

Ashlyn Jane

Pankaj Building, 11, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Khar West, Mumbai

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Si Branche

This boutique in Bandra has outfits and accessories for all occasions- be it everyday office wear or a party where you want to look your best. Their formal dresses and tops make for trendy, comfortable office wear, and they even have a cute collection of shoes you’d want to check out! Plus it’s all super affordable! 

Shell Out: INR 1,000 onward

P.S: They've even got outfits for party wear, daily casual wear, and for times when you want to go Indo-western. 

Boutiques

Si Branche

Kenwood Apartment, 10 & 11, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Options- The Fashion Mall

From designer wear to street-wear, Options is a store in Andheri that has a great collection of formal as well as casual wear for both men and women. From well-fitted trousers and crisp formal shirts to kurtis and formal dresses, there is a wide range of options available for women. 

Shell Out: INR 1,000 onward

P.S: They even have a personal stylist who will assist you while you shop! 

Clothing Stores

Options - The Fashion Mall

Raheja Classique, 9, Near Infiniti Mall, P Tandon Marg, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Zink London

With the aim of making formal wear more trendy, Zink London updates its collection every now and then with office wear for women who want to experiment with their wardrobe. They have a trendy collection that includes casual leggings, smart trousers, printed tops, smart blazers, formal dresses for cocktail parties and work meetings and much more.

Shell Out: INR 1,200 onward

Clothing Stores

Zink London

Infiniti Mall, 1st Floor, Shop 124-A, Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai

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Carron

Established in 1999, Carron in Kalbadevi is a popular clothing store that specialises in readymade garments for men, women as well as children. If women’s formal wear is what you’re looking for, head to Carron to choose from a wide range of affordable smart casuals, formal wear shirts and trousers, jackets, blazers and even formal dresses. 

Shell Out: INR 800 onward 

Clothing Stores

Carron

Shop 188, Opp.Cotton Exchange, Kalbadevi Road, Kalbadevi, Mumbai

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Fable Street

From shirts, dresses, skirts and pants, Fable Street is a website that sells formal wear for women in trendy designs and the latest cuts. Though this one doesn't have a store, the website offers versatile and quality work-wear, tailor-fitted to your body measurements. Perfect for the modern boss-babe, Fable Street offers a collection that has a good mix of subtle shades and monochrome pieces, all of which are super affordable too! 

Shell Out: INR 1,000 onward

P.S:  They even customize your outfits!

InterMod

Clean, sharp designs made for the modern working woman, Intermod is an online website that has a great collection of formal wear for women. Their stylish range of jackets, blazers, trousers, dresses and shirts are definitely drool-worthy, and we love the fact that the outfits are all priced within an affordable range! 

Shell Out: INR 1,200 onward